Gearing up for an action packed spring and summer, the boys recently returned from another trip to Nashville where they wrote some exciting new material for their upcoming recording sessions.
Amongst the list of talented writers they were able to write with were, Deric Ruttan and Clint and Bob Moffatt (of Moffatts fame and their new project, Like Strangers).
The tour dates are starting to fill up and there will be some more exciting announcements coming soon. Check out the Tour page to see where The Dungarees will be playing near you!
The boys will be playing several events during JunoFest in Calgary in April, which will kick off a busy spring and summer of shows including Boots and Hearts in Ontario and The Calgary Stampede.
Happy new year!
As the single, “Ain’t Through Being Happy Yet”, continues to receive tons of support from across the country, The Dungarees are gearing up to release their 2nd single to radio in the coming months. The boys have been playing all fall and winter and writing new material with friends such as Clayton Bellamy (Road Hammers) and Darren Gusnowski (Hey Romeo). They are excited to be heading to Nashville in February to write with several legendary writers including Deric Ruttan.
This winter has also brought some exciting news; The Dungarees are honoured to be nominated for Group of the Year and Fan’s Choice Award at the Alberta Country Music Awards
The Dungarees have had an excellent summer so far that has consisted of festivals and concerts all over Canada. They’ve shared festival stages with Keith Urban and have opened for Blake Shelton and Tim Hicks among many others. Their single, “Ain’t Through Being Happy Yet”, is at radio across the country now. Call or Tweet your local station and request it today!
The boys will be opening for Miranda Lambert on October 19th in Calgary!
10 days and 28 sets of music later, the boys wrapped up their Calgary Stampede by opening for Blake Shelton! A great way to finish up a great couple weeks.
The single, Ain’t Through Being Happy Yet, is at radio now! Please request it at your local radio station!
What a week!
The band was nominated for 5 Edmonton Music Awards and took home Country Recording of the Year!
They also have confirmed that they will be opening for Miranda Lambert at The Calgary Stampede on July 9th!
AND… They just got on to the 2nd ballot for Roots Artist of the Year for the 2015 Canadian Country Music Awards!
Thank you to everyone for your support! Far for 2015 has been the year of The Dungarees!
The band just returned from a successful trip to Nashville where they met with Grammy winning producer, Ray Kennedy, known for his work with Steve Earle. They also were able to write with many well known writers, including, Grammy winner, Gary Nicholson who has penned countless #1 hits for Fleetwood Mac, Willie Nelson, Vince Gill, Robert Plant and many more.
The boys will be returning for a follow up trip again in March and will be aiming to go in to the studio to record in Nashville in the spring.
The Dungarees recently played a sold out Saddledome when they opened for Reba McEntire on July 13th in Calgary at the official closing of The Calgary Stampede!
The Dungarees debut EP, “Ain’t Thru Being Happy Yet”, was released September 5th! It was produced by CCMA award winning producer, Bart McKay who was behind Brett Kissel’s single, “Started With A Song”. Listen for and request the lead single, “Ain’t Through Being Happy Yet” at your local radio station!